Easy Rider
//Features

Ending the Exceptional: Convention Defiance in Dennis Hopper’s 'Easy Rider' | 3 Jun 2010 // 4:00 PM

Dennis Hopper's Easy Rider not only defied cinematic and social conventions upon its release in 1969, but also the very idea of American exceptionalism.

'Easy Rider': Dennis Hopper Explains America | 31 May 2010 // 4:00 PM

Anticipating everything from the Kent State killings to the Branch Davidian siege, Easy Rider distills just how deeply freedom and authority are fundamentally antagonists in America. Sadly, especially in America.

//Columns

'America Lost and Found: The BBS Story': A Cinematic Open Road | 10 Feb 2011 // 3:00 PM

America Lost and Found: The BBS Story leaves no doubt that BBS Productions was one of the most important players in a cinematic revolution. These seven films make a case for keeping the canvas wide and the road open.

//Reviews

Easy Rider 40th Anniversary | 22 Nov 2009 // 2:59 PM

This 40-year-old classic still has its thrills -- enough to make you wish that you, too, had a bike with a teardrop gas tank emblazoned with the American flag.

//Blogs

Fire Out of a Monkey's Head: Dennis Hopper (1936 - 2010) | 29 May 2010 // 3:11 PM

Dennis Hopper died as he lived - confronting the norm, pushing the envelope, unearthing the new and undiscovered - and sometime, paying the price for same.

//Blogs

Is Black Widow Still a Hero? Dissecting the Misogynistic Outrage Against the Avengers

// Short Ends and Leader

"Black Widow may very well be the pinnacle of the modern action heroine, so why is there so much backlash about her role in the new Avengers film?

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